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Reimbursement summary for angioplasty of arteries of lower extremities

This post presents an extract from our reimbursement analysis for angioplasty of arteries lower extremities using plain and drug-coated balloons (DCBs) for peripheral artery disease in England, France and Germany. Plain balloon angioplasty is reimbursement via DRG solely and DCBs are reimbursement via combination of DRG and add-on reimbursement.
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The Austrian Institute for HTA published the 2023 annual HTA report

The report contains AIHTA works, activities, and publications in 2023, including MedTech-related products: two HTA Project reports, one Policy brief, seven new or updated Decision support documents, and eight HTA-Information Service Rapid Reviews. Some examples of the AIHTA MedTech-related products are provided below: 

  • HTA Project reports:
    • Image-guided spinal injections in the treatment of chronic spinal pain; 
    • Robot-assisted surgery for breast and abdominal procedures – update 2023;
  • Policy brief: 
    • PET/ PET-CT demand: evidence on oncological indications for care planning – update 2023;
  • Decision support documents:
    • Percutaneous aspiration thrombectomy for pulmonary embolism;
    • Transcranial magnetic resonance-controlled high-intensity focused ultrasound treatment in patients with drug-resistant essential tremor;
  • HTA-Information Service Rapid Reviews:
  • Extracorporeal shock wave therapy for orthopedic indications;
  • Radiofrequency denervation for subacute/chronic back pain or subacute/chronic cervical syndrome;
  • Robot-assisted rehabilitation for incomplete paraplegia.

The report also includes some other MedTech-related works such as international projects, regulation of HTA, and other activities and publications.

See the details in German and English here.

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